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April 28, 2007

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Jeff Daniels: Orville Wright Grandfather's Hat Boomadeeboom 16892 87382
  3. Tret Fure: Fly My Shoes Tomboy Girl 83102
  4. Jorma Kaukonen: Late Breaking News Stars in My Crown Red House RHRCD 202
  5. Kitty Donohoe: Do What You Love This Road Tonight Roheen R005
  6. Old Blind Dogs: Young Edward (trad-arr.OBD) Play Live Green Linnet GLCD 1231
  7. Richard Dyer-Bennet: Edward (trad) Dyer-Bennet 5 Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40143
  8. Jean Ritchie: Lord Randall (trad) Ballads from Her Appalachian Family Tradition Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40145
  9. Paul Robeson: Shenandoah (trad) Ballad for Americans Vanguard VCD 117/18
  10. Anais Mitchell: Shenandoah The Brightness Righteous Babe RBR053-D
  11. Karen Mal: Do You Love an Apple? (trad-arr.Donohue-Mal) Dark-Eyed Sailor Waterbug WBG0065
  12. Bob Newhart: Modern Witch Doctor Something Like This. . . Warner Rhino R2 76742
  13. David Seville: Witch Doctor (R.Bagdasarian) Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection Rhino R2 70743
  14. Frederica Von Stade: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Rodgers/Hart, fr. "Pal Joey") Angel CDC 7540712
  15. Nichols & May: Transference Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314 558 457-2
  16. Paul Simon: Still Crazy After All These Years Warner Bros. R2 78901
  17. Christine Lavin: What Was I Thinking? (Midnight Special Folk Festival - September 17, 2006) WFMT Recording
  18. Small Potatoes: They're Not Normal Like Us (Rich Prezioso) Small Potatoes Alive Spuds 00261 20910
  19. Steve Goodman: The I Don't Know Where I'm Goin', But I'm Goin' Nowhere in a Hurry Blues Steve Goodman Buddha 7446599625 2
  20. Barbara Dane: I Know Where I'm Going (trad) Anthology of American Folk Songs Tradition TCD 1062
  21. Kat Eggleston: Hindsight The Only Word Redwing RWMCD5414
  22. Nate Herman: Poor Man Fighting a Rich Man's War self no#
  23. Melissa Crabtree: Message from a Soldier 2006 Music To Life Public Domain Fdn. PDF060602
  24. Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Universal Soldier It's My Way! Vanguard VMD 79142
  25. The Special Consensus: Two Minus One (Carl & Alan Jackson) Everything's Alright Pinecastle PRC 1142
  26. Magpie: Me Minus You (Webster-Baer-Loeb) Raise Your Voice Sliced Bread CDSB-75110
  27. John Hartford: Minus the Woman John Hartford Looks at Life RCA Victor SLP-3687
  28. Andrew & Casey Calhoun: The King (A.Calhoun) private pressing
  29. Carrie Newcomer: The Fisher King The Gathering of Spirits Philo 116711 243-2
  30. Jack Hardy: The Wren The Cauldron 1-800-PRIME-CD PCD 56
  31. Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show: Cover of the Rolling Stone (Shel Silverstein) Columbia Legacy CK94722
  32. Loudon Wainwright III: The Grammy Song Fame and Wealth Rounder 3076
  33. Conception Corporation: The Ego Trip fr. Conceptionland Complete Conception Rhino RHM2 7728
  34. Jeff Daniels: Are You As Excited Grandfather's Hat Boomadeeboom 16892 87382
  35. Jerry Jeff Walker: The Man He Used to Be (Ron Davies/Jeff Sibar) Hill Country Rain Ryko RCD 10241
  36. Steve Goodman: The Family Tree Live at the Earl of Old Town Red Pajamas RPJ-017
  37. Joel Mabus: Cindy (trad) / Gerald & Jerald Lee (Mabus) The Banjo Monologues Fossil 1707
  38. The Gateway Singers: Shame and Scandal (trad-arr.Fredericks-Walker) Down in the Valley MGM E3905
  39. Buffy Sainte-Marie: Johnny Be Fair (trad-Ste.Marie) The Best of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Vol. 2 Vanguard VCD 33/34
  40. Michael Cooney: I'm My Own Grandpa (Latham-Jaffe) Pure Unsweetened Alliance AR-001
  41. Old Blind Dogs: Soup of the Day (Rory Campbell) Play Live Green Linnet GLCD 1231
  42. Eddi Reader: Safe as Houses Peacetime Compass 7 4449 2
  43. Jake Amerding: My House Walking on the World self 20673 30202
  44. Stan Rogers: Down the Road (Mary McCaslin) From Coffeehouse to Concert Hall Fogarty's Cove FCM 012D (for Howard Larman)
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2
  46. fill: Fairport Convention (Simon Nicol): End of a Holiday (Nicol) What We Did On Our Holidays Hannibal HNCD 4430

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Jeff Daniels, Jorma Kaukonen, Anais Mitchell, Eddi Reader, Joel Mabus, Jake Amerding

CD of the week: Jeff Daniels

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis, Evanston has David Massengill, April 29,
and Special Consensus, May 5.
All at 7.

Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago
Friday, May 18 at 8: Christine Lavin
Saturday, May 19 at 7 and 10: Old Blind Dogs, and Fairport Convention
June 16: Jeff Daniels

Jacquie Manning & Rich Prezioso, of Small Potatoes, are two of the five performers in a new musical "Somebody Else's Troubles" based on the music of Steve Goodman. This is a try-out, not a finished production.
Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago. Monday, April 30 at 7.

Andrew Calhoun and Casey Calhoun perform at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday May 4 at 8:15.

Kat Eggleston is everywhere:
at Charlie's Coffeehouse, Saturday, May 5 at 7:30, and possible 10.
Roy Book Binder will be there May 11 & 12. 1126 Central Ave., Wilmette.

at the Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove, Friday May 11 at 8:15.

and with Mark Dvorak at Off Square Concert Series at the Congregational Unitarian Church, 221 Dean St., Woodstock, Saturday, May 19 at 8.

Carrie Newcomer appears at the Acoustic Renaissance Concerts series at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, May 12 at 8.